Robert is an innovative problem-solver, equally at home working alone or as part of a team. Well-suited to situations requiring both an overall strategic vision and the need to work in partnership with others to achieve results.

Robert's local government career has not been structured around any one professional discipline, nor limited to a single service area. He has worked in urban and rural areas for and with city, district and county councils.

His particular strengths are:

Robert is an accomplished public speaker and has addressed national and international conferences on community engagement, Total Place and partnership working.